Skyrattler Homes for Sale in Edmonton
Included below are homes for sale and real estate in Skyrattler, AB.
Skyrattler is a neighbourhood situated in southwest Edmonton. It offers one of the best locations in the area as it borders Blackmud Creek Ravine and is within walking distance to a strip mall and minutes away from major centres. Residential real estate in Skyrattler features single-family homes, condo developments, row houses, townhomes and duplexes. These homes enjoy easy access to Heritage Village Shopping Centre, a strip mall situated a stone's throw away to the east, across 11 Street. It features a Shoppers Drug Mart, a Freshco, banking services, restaurants and a variety of retail stores. More amenities are a few minutes away in South Edmonton Common and Southpark Centre. Commuting while living in Skyrattler is convenient. Thanks to the nearby Century Park LRT Station, The University of Alberta is only 9 minutes away, and Downtown Core is only a 14-minute ride. Drivers can easily access Gateway Blvd, Whitemud Drive and Anthony Henday Drive.
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Skyrattler is part of the Kaskitayo plan area. Just like other neighbourhoods in the Kaskitayo area, Skyrattler is named for Chief Skyrattler of the Winterburn band. The community sits on land annexed to the city of Edmonton in 1974.
Residential construction occurred during the 1970s and 1980s. About 40% were built during the 1970s, while just over half were built during the 1980s. Almost half of the residences are low and mid-rise condominiums and rented apartments. Row houses take up 23%, single-family dwellings take up 16%, and duplexes take up 12%.
Skyrattler is represented by the Blue Quill community league which also represents Blue Quill Estates, Blue Quill and Sweet Grass.
Skyrattler is bounded on the north by 23 Avenue, east by 111 Street and west and south by Blackmud Creek Ravine.
Skyrattler Recreational & Outdoor Activities
Skyrattlers proximity to Blackmud Creek Ravine provides residents with access to picturesque views of the ravine, green spaces and trails. The neighbourhood has one park: Skyrattler Park. It features a sandy playground, tobogganing hill, soccer field, picnic tables and plenty of green space. It's a nice place to have family time with the kids, take a walk or pass through while heading to the ravine trails.
Exploring the ravine is a great outdoor activity. You can find green open spaces to explore with your dog, interesting trees, wildlife and natural vistas. Interesting points include Twin Brooks District Nature Park, Larch Sanctuary and Mactaggart Sanctuary.
To the west, in the nearby Keheewin neighbourhood, hockey enthusiasts can access Kinsmen Twin Arenas which features 2 hockey rinks, a food concession, benches and dressing rooms. Also nearby is The William Lutsky YMCA, a fitness facility that offers programs such as fitness classes and personal training, and facilities including a gym, swimming pool (training pool & hot tub), badminton, running track and a daycare.
A few minutes to the west, South Edmonton Common features many entertainment options. These include Cineplex Odeon movie theatre; The Rec Room, a restaurant with games like virtual reality, bowling, arcade, axe throwing, etc.; and Chuck E. Cheese, which features coin games, basketball, fruit ninja, spin wheels and much more.
Derrick Winter and Golf Club
Derrick Winter and Golf Club is a few minutes away to the north along 119 Street. Golf enthusiasts can utilize the well-maintained greens and fairways, in addition to professional trainers who offer golf lessons.
They also offer tons of amenities including, indoor tennis, virtual golf, curling, childcare & playroom, tennis courts, badminton, basketball, gymnastics, martial arts, parkour, pickleball, aquatics, swimming and much more.
Their restaurant also serves great food enjoyed after or before a game of golf. Their facility is also a popular spot for events such as weddings, conferences, etc., as they have a beautiful environment and a great restaurant which provides the best catering services.
Best Restaurants in Skyrattler
Bistecca Italian Steakhouse + Wine Bar is a great restaurant located in nearby Ermineskin, within Century Park Mall. The upscale eatery is known for their delicious steak and seafood, wine and tapas menu. They feature a nice selection of Italian dishes including pastas such as Capellini, Tagliatelle, etc., and a variety of Indalante, Antipasti and much more.
Good Taste Chinese Szechuan Cuisine is a stone's throw away in Heritage Village Shopping Centre. It features decorations including a Great Wall mural and an inviting atmosphere. Their popular dishes include chicken chow mein, liang pi, ginger beef, pork dishes, noodle soup and lamb soup.
Pipers Pub & Pizza is a neighbourhood pub in Heritage Village Shopping Centre. You can enjoy a nice selection of beers, delicious pub grub including chicken wings, pizzas, nachos and much more. Gamblers can also have fun with the variety of video lottery machines.
Sicilian Pasta Kitchen South is an Italian restaurant situated in the northern portion of Skyrattler. It features a nice outdoor patio and a lively atmosphere. Customers love their Sunday Pasta feast, mushroom soup and Cannelloni. They also have an extensive menu with a variety of salads, desserts, panini sandwiches, main courses and much more.
Skyrattler House Prices
The average price for a house in Skyrattler is $169,000. The lowest price is around $137,000 and the highest price is around $195,000.
There is one school in Skyrattler, Edmonton Academy, an Alberta Education Designated Special Education Independent School for students with learning disabilities and specific learning disorders.
Other nearby schools include Keheewin Elementary School, D. S. Mackenzie Junior High School, Harry Ainlay High School, St. Augustine Elementary School and Louis St. Laurent Junior/High School.
The neighbourhood is also home to two educational institutions, Canadian Imperial College and Taylor College & Seminary.